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Hypernatremia in the elderly

Stroke CVA

A stroke is a cerebrovascular accident that results in inadequate blood flow to part of the brain, starving it of oxygen and causing immediate and irreversible changes to the neurones. If affects 15...

Vascular Dementia

Vascular Dementia accounts for 25% of all dementias (the second most commen cause after Alzheimers. It is the cumulative effects of many small strokes - patients often have evidence of vascular path...

Pseudomonas aeruginosa Vaccines

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic gram-negative bacteria that lives in soil, water, and even in environments like hot tubs. For most healthy people, this bacteria seldom poses a problem. Pse...

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia CLL

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is a disease in which mature lymphocytes become cancerous and gradually replace normal cells in lymph nodes. CLL mainly affects elderly males in North America and Europe...

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New resources help healthcare providers understand, diagnose mystery strokes

A new guide helps healthcare professionals better understand and diagnose strokes of unknown cause. The free resource is part of an American Heart Association/American Stroke Association initiative in...

Multiple HTN Meds a Risk in Frail Elderly with 'Low' Systolic BP

Consider comorbidities and frailty with antihypertensive polymedication in the elderly, as the applicable guidelines tend to be based on "more robust elderly individuals," propose researcher...

Cholesterol drugs may curb strokes among low-risk older adults

(Reuters Health) - Cholesterol-lowering drugs such as statins may reduce the risk of stroke in low-risk elderly patients, a French study suggests.

ED Visits for Strokes Decline While Imaging Rates Increase

As mortality rates for stroke have declined, so too have emergency department (ED) visits for ischemic strokes or transient ischemic strokes (TIAs). At the same time, however, more stroke patients in ...

Stroke care: Where you live makes a huge difference

Ischemic strokes, in which a vessel supplying blood to the brain is blocked, are the most common type of stroke, representing 87 percentof all strokes.

Road traffic noise linked to deaths, increased strokes

Living in an area with noisy road traffic may reduce life expectancy. Research has found a link between long-term exposure to road traffic noise and deaths, as well as a greater risk of stroke, partic...

Strokes Compounded With Aspirin Resistance

Worse strokes are more likely to occur in patients who are resistant to aspirin. Better ways to identify those patients are needed.

Presence of heart pouch may explain strokes of unknown origin, study finds

A pouchlike structure inside the heart's left atrial chamber in some people may explain strokes that otherwise lack an identifiable cause, according to UC Irvine School of Medicine researchers.

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Sexual function after strokes.

Strokes are the second leading cause of death and the third leading cause of disability worldwide. Thanks in part to better and more available diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation, the vast majori...

Reproducibility and Sensitivity of the 6-Minute Stepper Test in Patients with COPD.

Abstract The aims of this study were to test the reproducibility of the 6-minute stepper test (6MST), and evaluate its accuracy in detecting improved functional capacity after pulmonary rehabilitation...

Comparison of Center of Force Trajectory during Sit-to-stand Movements Performed by Elderly and Old-old Elderly Subjects.

[Purpose] This study compared the center of force (COF) trajectory during sit-to-stand (STS) movements performed by elderly and old-old elderly subjects. [Subjects] We recruited 9 elderly and 10 old-o...

Dependency in activities of daily living following limb trauma in elderly referred to shahid beheshti hospital, kashan-iran in 2013.

Activities of daily living (ADL) are an important indicator of health and independence in elderly. It provides useful information for proper planning in the field of elderly care. Trauma in elderly po...

Cutaneous adverse drug reactions in the elderly.

Population ageing is a worldwide phenomenon. The presence of multiple comorbidities, polypharmacy, age-related changes in pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, as well as skin changes in the elderly ...

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